Fearnley Family History

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Fearnley Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant of Farley.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Kearley, Yearsley, Fenley, Farley, Earley, Farnsley, Farney, Ealey

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Fearnley Family Origin

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Fearnley Family Occupations

What did your Fearnley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fearnley. The most common Fearnley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Fearnley's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Fearnley family was Annuitant.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Stone Mason

  • Annuitant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fearnley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fearnley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Fearnley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fearnleycensus records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Fearnley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fearnley. For the veterans among your Fearnley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fearnley Life Expectancy

What is the average Fearnley lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fearnley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fearnley in 1963 was 68, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fearnley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fearnley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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